My second most embarrassing Mile of Music Moment

My second most embarrassing Mile of Music Moment

My second most embarrassing Mile of Music moment happened midway through Mile 3. By then a know-it-all veteran of two Miles, I lounged in Houdini Plaza, chatting amiably with assembled family members. "Hey, there's Benny," I said to my husband. "I'm going to tell him how great that Swear and Shake set was." "That's not [...]

A Mile of Music, a measure of pride

A Mile of Music, a measure of pride

Mile 4 brought plenty of talent to Appleton this weekend. Some of our favorites included Wild Adriatic, Hubby Jenkins, Elle Winston, LOLO, Kristin Diable, and the Dreamers. But, what really struck us about this year's festival was the sophisticated talent of the homegrown performers. We watched Peridot fill the Lawrence Chapel with its soaring harmonies [...]

Neither rain, nor heat, nor threat of night will stop Mile of Music from its appointed rounds

Neither rain, nor heat, nor threat of night will stop Mile of Music from its appointed rounds

The U.S. postal service has nothing on Levi Parham. Neither rain, nor heat kept him from his appointed round at Mile of Music. Ironically, midway through his song "Gonna be a long day," the skies opened up, winds blew, rain poured down and, not just unfazed, the singer/songwriter from Oklahoma actually turned it up a [...]